How Does Health Reform Affect You Now? (Part 1 of 3)

We all believe in the virtues of hard work and self-reliance, but these days it’s a fantasy to think that anyone but the mega-wealthy will not, sooner or later, depend on help from others to pay medical bills. And that’s true no matter how hard you work, how much you love America, or how diligently you take care of yourself. The cost of medical care has so skyrocketed that breaking an arm or leg could cost as much as a new car. ...more

This is so incredibly true: "And the truth is, we all pay for other peoples’ health care whether ...more

I Have to Learn to Spell "Sebelius"

I just realized I've been misspelling the name of Obama's apparent new pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. Spelling it with an "i" instead of an "e" as the second letter. Well, ...more

HHS Sec. Leavitt Tries To Dispel Fear of Defining Contraception as Abortion...By Refusing to Discuss it.

HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt is awfully proud of the controversy from the recent draft regulation on what he calls “Physician Conscience:” “I’m delighted to announce that with the help of Planned Parenthood, my blog -- for the first time -- received more visits than my teenage son’s MySpace page.” ...more